Gotta See It: Obama throws jab at Canadian hockey

The Blackhawks made their 3rd trip to the White House, and as usual President Obama was in a joking mood.

President Obama picked up where he left off a couple weeks ago and fired another jab at Canada’s hockey prowess, or lack there of.

This time, Justin Trudeau was standing right at the U.S. leader’s side, making the first official state visit of a Canadian prime minister in nearly 20 years, when Obama threw shade.

“Where’s the Stanley Cup right now?” the President wondered, looking aorund. “I’m sorry, is it in my hometown?”

Trudeau’s first response: “Don’t get me started.”

Of course, Obama’s home team is looking strong again this season, and none of the Canada-based NHL clubs are expected to make the playoffs this spring. An expert public speaker, POTUS was wise to steer the debate towards hockey and not beer.

Still, the world awaits for Don Cherry to inform Obama about the exact number of Canadians on that Chicago Blackhawks‘ 2015 championship team: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith, Corey Crawford, Brent Seabrook….

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